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Government plans Tech Museum in Delhi to showcase emerging, future technologies

The proposed technology museum will come up at the Nav Bharat Udyan.
Published on Sep 16, 2023 01:07 PM IST

Folk artist converts cowshed into museum to help revive Chitrakathi art form

Folk artist converts cowshed into museum to help revive Chitrakathi art form
Published on Sep 11, 2023 02:09 PM IST

Ayodhya to get museum showcasing temples from across India

The museum will focus on the architectural aspects of various temples from across the country
Published on Sep 05, 2023 09:30 PM IST

Bronze statue believed to depict Roman emperor seized from Cleveland museum

The Emperor as Philosopher, a Roman-era statue, thought to represent Marcus Aurelius, stands in a gallery at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland, Ohio. A warrant signed by a judge in Manhattan, ordered the seizure of the statue, from the Cleveland Museum of Art by New York authorities investigating antiquities looted from Turkey.
Published on Sep 01, 2023 04:42 PM IST

Odisha to have Dokra arts museum in next 2 months: Official

Dokra, or dhokra, is a traditional art form found in the states of Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. (X/scstdevdept)
Updated on Aug 28, 2023 09:39 PM IST

Restituted sculpture of Alexander the Great - a forgery?

This suspected forgery was last displayed in public in 2000.
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 01:15 PM IST

Gurugram topmost place for shooting films, says CM Khattar

Gurugram topmost place for shooting films, says CM Khattar
Updated on Aug 20, 2023 10:18 PM IST

‘Judges and lawyers should conduct…': CJI Chandrachud's advice on I-Day

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud. (ANI file)
Published on Aug 15, 2023 01:31 PM IST

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Sant Ravidas Temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs 'Bhoomi Poojan' at Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas Memorial Sthal at Badtuma village of Sagar district in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 12, 2023 08:15 PM IST

The Taliban embrace cultural heritage

A Taliban fighter stands guard at a news conference about a new command of hijab by Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Published on Jul 12, 2023 10:34 PM IST

Homeless man turns underground vault into secret home outside Los Angeles museum

A homeless man in Los Angeles was discovered living in an underground utility vault located just steps away from the Japanese American National Museum (JANM).
Published on Jul 09, 2023 05:46 PM IST

Gole market museum to have ‘women of Delhi and India’ theme

Gole Market near Shivaji Stadium was designed by Edwin Lutyens, and built in 1921. (Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2023 05:17 AM IST

How British-era Gole Market became a New Delhi icon

Developed by the British, Gole Market area had senior government officials as its earliest occupants. (Ronit Bhattacharjee / Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 02:11 PM IST

British-era Gole Market, which predates New Delhi, set to become a museum

The octagonal Gole Market, designed by Edwin Lutyens, was built in 1921. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2023 11:51 PM IST

5-crore museum to come up at Hussainiwala memorial: Union minister

Union minister of state Arjun Ram Meghwal at Hussainiwala National Martyrs Memorial in Ferozepur on Thursday.
Updated on Jun 23, 2023 12:24 AM IST

MEA writes to Maharashtra govt to take over London’s Ambedkar museum

The house on 10, King Henry Road in London was Ambedkar’s residence for two years between 1921 and 1922 (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2023 03:01 AM IST

Shehzad Poonawalla's ‘Parivaar Ki Bhakti’ jibe at Congress over Nehru museum

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla
Published on Jun 17, 2023 01:03 PM IST

Germany hands back centuries-old masks to Colombia

The items were only ever supposed to be handled by priests of the Kogi people.
Published on Jun 17, 2023 10:10 AM IST

'Museum of the Moon' to be featured at Kerala's Global Science Festival

The Global Science Festival Kerala (GSFK) 2023 will feature the wonders of science, technology and art including the renowned “Museum of the Moon”.
Published on Jun 10, 2023 04:28 PM IST

'World's best restaurant' to be transformed into a captivating museum in Spain

Spanish chef Ferran Adria poses next to sculptures he calls "Bullinanos" outside the elBulli restaurant which is set to reopen as a museum.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 11:22 AM IST

Venice Architecture Biennale focuses on Africa

The first ever Architecture Biennale curated by an African, it features many works by Africans and the African diaspora.
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 04:42 PM IST

Venice Architectural Biennale gives overdue voice to long-silenced Africa

A man wearing traditional Masai clothes walks under an installation at the Biennale International Architecture exhibition in Venice, Italy.
Published on May 22, 2023 12:52 PM IST

Auschwitz museum begins emotional work to conserve 8,000 shoes of murdered kids

Elzbieta Cajzer, head of the museum's collections department, shows a collection of shoes that belonged to child victims of the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau at the conservation laboratory on the grounds of the camp in Oswiecim, Poland. A two-year effort has been launched in 2023 to preserve 8,000 children’s shoes at the former concentration and extermination camp where German forces murdered 1.1 million people during World War II.
Published on May 20, 2023 04:24 PM IST

International Museum Day: Delhi to rekindle tales of the Partition

Zuljanah, the horse installation carries a load of skeletons on its back, symbolising the grief of the Partition that is carried across generations. (Photos: Manoj Verma/HT)
Updated on May 18, 2023 04:19 PM IST

Private museum in Assam's Golaghat features over 2,000 fascinating items

The private museum has been established at Borahi village in Golaghat district.
Published on May 16, 2023 12:18 PM IST

INTACH seeks heritage status for oldest railway station of Odisha at Paralakhemund

INTACH, Odisha chapter convener has written a letter to railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. (Parala Rail | Twitter)
Updated on May 09, 2023 01:35 PM IST

Chandigarh admn cancels 6.25-lakh tender for decorating IAF Centre

The centre will be maintained by the Chandigarh administration, while the weapons and other equipment have been set up by the air force. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 01:37 AM IST

Chandigarh admn to spend 6.25 lakh to doll up IAF centre for May 8 launch

Union defence minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the IAF heritage centre in Sector 18, Chandigarh, on May 8. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 12:43 AM IST

Review: A Man from Motihari byAbdullah Khan

A view of the house in Motihari, Bihar, where George Orwell was born. (Sanchit Khanna/H)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 05:55 PM IST

India’s tallest Ambedkar statue set for inauguration today

Telangana chief minister KCR to unveil Dr BR Ambedkar’s statue on Friday. (HTfile)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 07:24 AM IST
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